Local Pulse’s Weekend Top 10 is a curated list selected by Lifestyle Editor Dana Hof of the 10 best events and activities in the Pensacola area for the upcoming weekend. Here’s the list for November 9-12/:
MONDE FASHION SHOW – Thursday, November 9 at 7:30 p.m. at Vinyl Music Hall. Creative Director, Julia Ussery of Scout Boutique, will transform Vinyl Music Hall into an exhilarating spectacle celebrating the world of fashion. All proceeds will benefit AREF (Andrews Research & Education Foundation) Ticket information here: Monde Tickets
XANADU: THE MUSICAL IN PENSACOLA – Friday, November 10 – Sunday, November 12 at The University of West Florida. This Tony Award-nominated, hilarious, roller skating, musical adventure about following your dreams despite the limitations others set for you, rolls along to the original hit score composed by pop-rock legends, Jeff Lynne and John Farrar. Based on the Universal Pictures cult classic movie of the same title, which starred Olivia Newton-John and Gene Kelly. Showtimes vary, for more information and tickets please visit: https://xanadupensacola.com
BIG SCREEN ON THE BAYOU: TOP GUN 2 – Friday, November 10 at 6:30 p.m. Bring your blanket, chairs, family, and friends to enjoy a free outdoor movie on a jumbo screen at Bayview Park overlooking the beautiful Bayou Texar near the Community Center. Top Gun 2 will be featured in honor of veterans. Arrive early to reserve your spot and enjoy pop-up vendors, movie trivia, and food truck fare! Food vendors will be open by 5 p.m. and the movie rolls at 6:30 p.m.
DEPARTURE: JOURNEY TRIBUTE BAND – Friday, November 10 at Vinyl Music Hall. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. Departure replicates the look, sound, and feel of the original 80’s rock super group. The current lineup has a natural synergy and enthusiasm which has developed into an amazing on-stage chemistry. Departure Tickets Here.
VETERANS DAY CEREMONY: A CELEBRATION OF SERVICE THROUGH MUSIC, ART, & LAUGHTER – Saturday, November 11 at 9 a.m. at The Veterans Memorial Park. Veterans Day is set aside to honor and celebrate the lives and sacrifices of Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. In keeping with this tradition, The Veterans Memorial Park Foundation of Pensacola invites active duty military personnel, veterans, families, and all community members to attend the Veterans Day Ceremony at the Park, scheduled for Saturday, November 11th. The Park and exhibits open at 9 a.m., and the ceremony starts at 11 a.m. Veterans Memorial Park is located at 200 S. 10th Avenue in Pensacola. Veterans Day Parade 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. at Pensacola Beach.
ON BROADWAY WITH MEGAN HILTY – Saturday, November 11 at 7:30 p.m. at The Saenger Theatre. The Pensacola Civic Band is set to dazzle audiences with “On Broadway with Megan Hilty: A Broadway Musical Review,” an event of the 10th Annual Pensacola Foo Foo Festival. For tickets: Megan Hilty Tickets
During Blue Angels Night, the Ice Flyers players will pay tribute to the flight demonstration team by wearing officially licensed game jerseys, hockey pant covers, and game socks that replicate the look of a Blue Angels flight suit. More here: Ice Flyers Weekend More on the 3-year agreement between the Ice Flyers and the Blue Angels here: https://localpulse.com/2023/09/pensacola-ice-flyers-announce-three-year-license-agreement-with-u-s-navy-blue-angels/